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Japan Olympic official Takeda denies corruption allegations

TOKYO — Tsunekazu Takeda, the head of the Japanese Olympic Committee and a powerful IOC member, has denied corruption allegations against him concerning reported bribes paid to be awarded the rights to host the 2020 Olympics. A French prosecutor is … more

Probe of IOC’s Takeda hangs over Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — A month ago, Tsunekazu Takeda was warmly applauded by 1,400 Olympic dignitaries as he spoke alongside International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Tokyo. A month later, the powerful IOC member and head of the Japanese Olympic Committee … more

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3 Swedish county governors back 2026 Olympic bid

STOCKHOLM — Three county governors in Sweden have expressed “strong support” for the 2026 Winter Olympics to be held in their regions. Ylva Thorn, Jotan Hagglund and Sven-Erik Osterberg — the heads of the counties of Dalarna, Jamtland and Stockholm … more

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  • LeBron (groin) out at least the next 2 games
    on 01/16/2019 at 7:50 am

    LeBron James (groin) will miss at least the next two tilts for the Lakers, as he will not travel with the team on its upcoming two-game trip, his agent told ESPN. […]

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